The locomotive has been moved into the workshop for mechanical work to continue.
Work continues on the boiler.
This pictures shows where foundation ring rivets have been removed.
There were previous news items about this locomotive's repair on 28 September 2002 4 April 2001. Much more information about work on 1638 can be found at the Maunsell Society's Present Project page.
More pictures taken during 1638's repair, including the large-size originals of those shown here, can be found here.